Quiz Me! - People: World War II Test your knowledge about people in the World War II era. 1 / 10 This person once said, “You get more joy out of giving to others, and should put a good deal of thought into the happiness you are able to give.” Rosa Parks Phyllis Schlafly Eleanor Roosevelt Oprah Winfrey 2 / 10 This individual commanded the Third Army at the Battle of the Bulge. He ultimately ordered his forces to turn around to relieve American troops who had been surrounded by German forces. Douglas MacArthur George Patton Dwight D. Eisenhower Franklin D. Roosevelt 3 / 10 This United States President graduated from West Point and later achieved the highest ranking position in the American Army. Theodore Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Woodrow Wilson Dwight D. Eisenhower 4 / 10 President Franklin D. Roosevelt tried to keep the United States from entering World War II by implementing which of the following? A Good Neighbor policy A New Deal with the Axis powers Negotiating directly with Adolf Hitler Expanding the rights of Japanese Americans 5 / 10 After his troops were initially defeated fighting in the Pacific, who made the famous statement, “I shall return”? Dwight D. Eisenhower Chester Nimitz Douglas MacArthur Goerge Patton 6 / 10 As the thirty-fourth President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower established which of the following? Interstate Highway System Social Security United Nations North American Free Trade Agreement 7 / 10 George Marshall served the United States militarily and diplomatically. Which of the following is not an accomplishment of George Marshall? Nobel Peace Prize Supreme Court Justice Secretary of State Rank of Five Star General 8 / 10 The accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen helped prompt President Harry S. Truman to Organize specific divisions of military forces based upon race Desegregate the U.S. armed forces Name the Tuskegee Army Airfield in honor of this group Establish the United States Air Force 9 / 10 After being a commander in World War II, Omar Bradley became the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He was promoted to the rank of five star General and later led the Veteran’s Administration. From where did Bradley receive his military training? Air Force Academy Westpoint Military Academy Texas A&M Annapolis Naval Academy 10 / 10 Eleanor Roosevelt interacted with American citizens as she traveled throughout the country. This was an important way for her husband, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, to learn about current issues that needed to be addressed. Eleanor served in this manner rather than the President because The Secret Service would not allow President Roosevelt to travel due to safety concerns President Roosevelt was partially paralyzed with polio World War II caused the U.S. transportation system to shut down President Roosevelt was overseas leading the war effort Your score is Try another 10!